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Dates
Númenor was founded in II 32, and destroyed in the Downfall II 3319
Location
The northernmost of the two eastern promontories of the island of Númenor
Race
Division
Culture
Pronunciation
orro'starr (where 'rr' emphasises that the final r sound should be pronounced)
Meaning
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Orrostar

The Eastlands of Númenor

Map of Orrostar

Regions of Númenor

The eastern promontory of Númenor, a roughly rectangular block of land that stretched for some two hundred miles from west to east and was surrounded by sea on all but its western side. A range of hills ran along its northern coast, and especially in its inland parts it held some of the most important farmlands of Númenor.


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